Author Archives: krikon

German Reggae? I know it sounds like a joke to those not familiar with the scene but in recent years there has been quite an explosion of Reggae acts all over Europe that is every bit as authentic and sounding just as good as anything coming out of Jamaic  More...

Im back with a new review, been wanting this for forever and finally got a version that came with the dvd and booklet (there is a re-release without them so be careful when ordering). Iv’e been binging “Studio One” releases like crazy lately so it c  More...

  I love documentaries and Reggae so what could be better than to combine the two? Fans of the genre are lucky that there are a lot of great documentaries. This is one of the latest, made by the folks at “Jamaican Recordings”, one of the better   More...

  As a music nerd, it’s easy to overuse superlatives when talking and writing about music. There’s so much good music out there. This one however is easily one of the best Lp’s I’ve ever heard, regardless of genres. If I had to take one album  More...

Iv’e been really into “Pama” releases lately, don’t have a lot of them as they are rare and quite expensive. For those who don’t know it was started in the late 60ies by the Palmer brothers who’s main gig was “real estate”, for a moment   More...

Jamaican Warriors (Stephen Froehr) I don’t know what to make of this book, i got mixed feelings! Regardless of what you think of Mr. Froehr as a person he is a good writer. His research is top notch, he presents stuff in a straight forward way and bomba  More...

There are artists and labels you must know about, “Studio One” (founded by Coxone Dodd) is one of the most essential along with legend Alton Ellis (one of the labels biggest artists). This is his second album, released shortly after his “  More...

(Ok, the long road back has started. Here’s the first re-post from my old blog, before spammers managed to ruin it/Christoffer) The popularity of Reggae in Sweden may have exploded in recent years compared to what it used to be and there’s no lack  More...